BI 6015

Cat. No. 4641

BI 6015 C15H13N3O4S [93987-29-2]

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Chemical Name: 2-Methyl-1-[(2-methyl-5-nitrophenyl)sulfonyl]-1H-benzimidazole

Biological Activity

Hepatocyte nuclear factor 4α (HNF4α) antagonist. Represses expression of known HNF4α target genes. Decreases HNF4α DNA binding. Exhibits cytotoxic activity in a range of tumor cell lines, including human hepatocellular carcinoma.

Technical Data

Soluble to 20 mM in DMSO
>98 %
Store at -20°C

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Kiselyuk et al (2012) HNF4α antagonists discovered by a high-throughput screen for modulators of the human insulin promoter. Chem.Biol. 19 806. PMID: 22840769.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for BI 6015 include:

Levy et al (2016) Nuclear receptors control pro-viral and antiviral metabolic responses to hepatitis C virus infection Nature Chemical Biology 12 1037. PMID: 27723751.

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